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Solutions for the Ramadan Table

Are you observing Ramadan or simply searching for quick delicious meal options? Saffron Road’s halal frozen entrées, frozen chicken nuggets, organic crunchy chickpea snacks, appetizers, broths, desserts, and simmer sauces make it easy. Their certified halal options are made without hydrogenated fats, artificial preservatives, colors or flavors. In addition, those with meat are from animals that are vegetarian fed and raised without antibiotics. 

Pulled Chicken Tacos with Saffron Road Simmer Sauce
recipe by Yvonne Maffei of myhalalkitchen.com

Here are a handful of Saffron Road’s halal frozen meal solutions to add to your shopping list this Ramadan, or any time of the year:

Chicken Broth or Lamb Broth. These rich, flavorful kettle-cooked broths are simmered slowly in halal chicken stock with herbs and vegetables and ready for your favorite sauces, soups and entrées. They’re made from chicken and lamb that are vegetarian fed and raised without antibiotics. Saffron Road’s Classic Culinary Lamb Broth and Artisan Roasted Chicken Broth have 3 grams of protein per serving. They’re a nourishing choice for suhoor or iftar.

Tikka Masala Simmer Sauce. This rich and creamy sauce with tandoori spices is a match for simmering with meat, poultry, tofu, beans and/or vegetables. Serve with rice or naan for a satisfying iftar in just minutes.

Chicken Biryani. Here’s a favorite, ready in minutes. Made with vegetarian-fed chicken raised without antibiotics, it pairs well with plain yogurt, cucumber raita and a squeeze of lemon. Perfect comfort food after a long day of fasting!

Crispy Samosas. These appetizers are ready to serve with a quick oven heating. Each samosa is hand-wrapped in thin sheets of phyllo pastry dough. Choose vegan vegetable or vegetarian saag paneer filling. These oven-baked samosas are a lighter option to the deep-fried appetizers often served at most iftars.

Chipotle Crunchy Chickpeas. Looking to step up your salad? Need a quick side dish? These Non-GMO Project verified crunchy, organic whole chickpeas have 5 grams of protein per serving, and are a delicious way to break your fast.

Tandoori Seasoned Chicken Nuggets. Imagine enjoying roasted halal chicken breast pieces brushed with tandoori spices; now imagine not having to make them yourself! Gluten free and made with vegetarian-fed chicken raised without antibiotics. Try them for an iftar meal or to add some spice to your Ramadan salads.

Kashmiri Lemon Ginger Mini Tarts. Zesty lemon and ginger are swirled with shrikand, an Indian-style sweet strained yogurt, for a rich filling. All you do is thaw and serve. Add these delicate tarts to your dessert platter for an elegant presentation. It’s a quick and simple dessert to bring to a community iftar.

Korean Tacos. This street-food favorite is a hand-held halal meal, all wrapped up in an heirloom corn tortilla. Choose tofu with gochujang sauce or chicken in bulgogi sauce. These are ideal for the busy working professional who needs a quick-serve halal solution after a day of fasting, and wants to avoid waiting in a long line at a food truck..

For those who observe Ramadan, it’s a time for generosity and charitable giving. In this spirit, for every Saffron Road product purchased by Whole Foods Market shoppers through July 15, Saffron Road will donate 5% to Whole Kids Foundation to help fund school salad bars in US communities in need, where children’s nutrition is often left behind.

Have you tried any of Saffron Road’s halal frozen meal solutions yet? What’s your favorite? Tell me about it in the comments below.